Stephen Willats

Contemporary Programme

Coming up in October, May 2016

Art in Europe 1945 - 1968
Facing the Future
21 October 2016 - 29 January 2017

Inside the Night, May 2016

Inside the Night

Model Dwellings, 1982

From 28th May
Galerie Balice Hertling
47 bis Rue Ramponeau
75020 Paris


Crossing Media: Good Space - Political, Aesthetic & Urban Spaces, May 2016

Crossing Media: Good Space - Political, Aesthetic & Urban Spaces

Reise in den Ideologischen Turm, 2003

Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar
Pulverwiesen 25
73726 Esslingen am Neckar
24 May - 14 August

THISWAY, May 2016



The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation
Kungsbrostrand 19
11226 Stockholm
19 March - 29 May

Conceptual Art In Britain 1964 - 1979, May 2016

Conceptual Art In Britain 1964 - 1979

Living with Practical Realities, Panel 1, 1978

Tate Britain
London SW1P 4RG
12 April - 29 August

Vision and Reality, May 2016

Vision and Reality

Vision and Reality
Stephen Willats
Uniform Books
This Book presents a wide selection of interviews and photographs from the collaborations between Willats and residents in the many housing estate projects he makes.  The first-hand observations and individual opinions record a variety of attitudes and perceptions towards the physical reality of their surroundings
Available at £18 from:


Control Magazine Issue 19, May 2016

Control Magazine Issue 19

New issue of Control Magazine edited by Stephen Willats.
Contributors:  Christian Nyampeta, Rosalie Schweiker, Ricardo Basbaum, Andrea Francke, Emma Smith, Stephen Willats, Eva Weinmayr, Ross Taylor & Madalina Zaharia, Luke Cohen and Laura Wilson
£12 + £3 postage
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Wall Drawing, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, May 2016

Wall Drawing, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

Stephen Willats - Wall Drawing

Stephen Willats'  wall drawing for the courtyard of the Galerie Thomas Schulte, Charlottenstrasse 24, Berlin

Artwork As Social Model, May 2016

This manual, which includes texts, interviews and artwork from five decades of practice, is intended as a tool for any artist or practitioner looking to find a meaningful relationship with contemporary society. It proclaims, and argues for, a culture that promotes the fluid, transient, relative and complex society from which it stems.
This new book is available from Cornerhouse Books at £18

Street Talk Amsterdam, May 2016

A new publication by Stephen Willats, published by Occasional Papers

The Artist As An Instigator Of Changes In Social Cognition And Behaviour - Stephen Willats, May 2016

The Artist As An Instigator Of Changes In Social Cognition And Behaviour, was originally published in 1973 by Gallery House Press and long out of print, the text includes rigorous analyses of social forms of artistic production and descriptions of a number of projects by the artist.
This new edition by Occasional Papers features numerous additional images and a new introduction by Willats.
96 pages with illustrations
13 x 21cm
Distributed by Central Books and Motto

Stephen Willats Art Society Feedback, May 2016

Stephen Willats Art Society Feedback
Texts by Andrew Wilson, Tom Holert, Brigitte Franzen, Ute Meta Bauer, Emily Pethick, Anja Casser, Philipp Ziegler
This publication is the first retrospective and comprehensive compilation of works and writings by Stephen Willats. The first section contains numerous illustrations of works by Willats, including a number not previously published, and text contributions from authors who have been closely involved with the artist for many years. The second section collects important writings by Stephen Willats from his archive, which have been transcribed for the first time and now presented in combination with black-and-white illustrations. This section opens up new and until now unpublished insights into the text works of the artist. Published to accompany the exhibition at Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, 23 September – 21 November 2010
Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg
£48.00 ISBN 978-3-86984-124-3 softback
432 pages illustrated in colour and b&w
270 x 210 mm 
English and German text
Available  through Cornerhouse Distribution Service and Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

Publications by Stephen Willats, May 2016

Several publications by Stephen Willats are available for purchase from the Control Magazine website.
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Control Magazine, May 2016

Stephen Willats has been editing Control Magazine since 1965 - see the Control Magazine website:
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